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Karl Ritter von Frisch (November 20, 1886June 12, 1982) was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, along with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz. Image File history File links Karl von Frisch 1961 (copyrighted) source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Karl von Frisch 1961 (copyrighted) source: http://www. ... is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Nikolaas Niko Tinbergen (April 15, 1907 – December 21, 1988) was a Dutch ethologist and ornithologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Karl von Frisch and Konrad Lorenz for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns in animals. ... Lorenz being followed by his imprinted geese Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (November 7, 1903 in Vienna – February 27, 1989 in Vienna) was an Austrian zoologist, animal psychologist, and ornithologist. ...


He studied zoology with Richard von Hertwig whom he later succeeded as a professor of zoology at Munich, Germany. He studied the senses of bees, identified their mechanisms of communication and showed their sensitivity to ultraviolet and polarized light. In the center of his work were the study of the sensory perceptions of the honey bee and was one of the first who translated the meaning of the waggle dance. The theory was disputed by other scientists and greeted with skepticism at the time. Only recently was it definitively proved to be an accurate theoretical analysis (see Nature magazine reference). Zoology (from Greek: ζῴον, zoion, animal; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ... Richard Wilhelm Karl Theodor Ritter von Hertwig (September 23, 1850 - October 3, 1937), also Richard Hertwig or Richard von Hertwig, was a German zoologist and professor of 50 years, notable as the first to describe zygote formation as the fusing of spermatozoa inside the membrane of an egg cell during... Zoology (from Greek: ζῴον, zoion, animal; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ... For other uses, see Western honey bee and Bee (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Ultraviolet (disambiguation). ... This article treats polarization in electrodynamics. ... The honeybee is a colonial insect that is often maintained, fed, and transported by farmers. ... Waggle dance is a term used in beekeeping and ethology for a particular figure-eight dance of the honeybee. ...


In 1973 he was awarded Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his achievements in comparative behavioral physiology and pioneering work in communication between insects. For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: ), as designated in Alfred Nobels will in 1895, are awarded for physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... For the chemical substances known as medicines, see medication. ...


See also

This is a list of Austrian scientists. ... The following list is a selection of famous Austrians. ...

Notes

  • Note regarding personal names: Ritter is a title, translated approximately as Knight, not a first or middle name. There is no equivalent female form.

Ritter is the lowest-ranking title of lower nobility, in German-speaking areas, considered equal to the title Knight. ... The silver Anglia knight, commissioned as a trophy in 1850, intended to represent the Black Prince. ...

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Karl von Frisch - Wikipedia (1034 words)
Karl von Frisch studierte in Wien und München zunächst Medizin und wandte sich erst später den Naturwissenschaften zu.
Karl von Frisch untersuchte den Geruchs- und Geschmackssinn der Europäischen Honigbiene.
Karl von Frisch fand heraus, dass Bienen genaue Himmelsrichtungen einhalten können, wobei sie die Sonne als Kompass benutzen können, selbst wenn sie nicht sichtbar ist.
Karl von Frisch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (260 words)
Karl Ritter von Frisch (1886-1982) was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973 with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz.
He studied zoology with Richard von Hertwig whom he later succeded as a professor of zoology at Munich, Germany.
Karl von Frisch, Decoding the Language of the Bee, Nobel Lecture, December 12, 1973
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